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Car Couture: New Models Change Color, Wardrobe

Kelli B. Grant

Senior consumer reporter and “Deal of Day” columnist Kelli B. Grant navigates the New York International Auto Show in search of the best, worst and coolest from automakers’ new lineups. Join her as she roams the exhibit floor Wednesday and Thursday before the show’s public opening on Friday, with dispatches here and on Twitter @kellibgrant.

Smart car-owners will soon be able to match their car to their outfit — or anything else.

The company has long offered buyers the option of seven standard colors, as well as a wider array of more customized paint options. But this year, drivers will have even more control over features like the leather interior, hatchback tops, and color trim on say, the door panels, speakers and dashboard. That personalization could add more than $3,000 to the 2013 Smart Fortwo cabriolet’s $17,890 price tag.

And when they get bored of one option, says a spokesman, the exterior panels can be swapped out for new ones, at a cost of roughly $700. “We can match any color,” he says. “The sky’s the limit. You could dip your Smartcar in gold if you wanted to.” Drivers can also go for a more temporary change with customized wraps — essentially, a giant sticker that covers the car’s exterior. A spokesman says consumers often create them for weddings and other special occasions.

Sorry fashionistas, but switching car components isn’t quite as simple as swapping out shoes or nail polish. Drivers will need to bring their car into a dealership to change the panels. And those interior components, once personalized, aren’t easily changeable.

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         I upgraded to Version 7.07.04 yesterday and appreciate the ability to capture a longer than normal image in one snapshot.  This comes in handy once in a while.      Thus far I have found that the functions I use most frequently are either more difficult an…
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      I upgraded to Version 7.07.04 yesterday and appreciate the ability to capture a longer than normal image in one snapshot. This comes in handy once in a while. Thus far I have found that the functions I use most frequently are either more difficult and time-consuming in V7 or I am unable as yet after reviewing the forum and reading the tutorials to understand how to effect them as quickly as in V6. I am a trader that uses charts to trade and I capture charts each night to show the location of trades with arrows, text, lines, arrows etc. I also add numerous smaller snaps from profit and loss statements, other programs, the Internet, newspapers etc. to these chart snaps. I often need to change the original scale of these inserted images or text so they will fit into a desired location. I have been unable to locate where it is described how I can move around a snap that I have pasted onto a chart to begin with and then how I can easily make the requisite scale adjustments to this inserted snapshot. Is there a tutorial that explains how to do this? Also, I copy and paste many times every day. I am going to go blind the icons in V7 are so small on the tool bar. Is there a way to enlarge them or have I missed a quicker way to copy a snapshot and paste it into another snapshot without using a mouse and a toolbar icon? As a footnote, I can always just continue to use V6 which is very useful for my purposes and is probably difficult to improve upon. Please provide this additional data: Exact HyperSnap version in use (from Help/About menu): 7.07.04 Windows version in use: #7 Pro 64 bit
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      You can easily move around smaller images pasted over a bigger one in HyperSnap 7 – make sure that you are working in the default “shape editing” drawing mode, not in “draw directly on image” mode. In that case anything you draw or paste, you may grab with the left mouse button and move. At this time I don’t have a good way to scale a smaller image pasted over a bigger one – so you could instead scale that smaller image first, in a separate “sub-window” of HyperSnap 7 before pasting it, or copy it from the bigger image again after selecting it, use “Paste as new image” to get it into separate window, scale there, then copy and paste back. This is not an optimal solution, so I’ll be working to make it easier in the future versions. HyperSnap 7 has an option to make icons 2x bigger in the drawing toolbar and in the old style toolbar that can be enabled from the “Setup” ribbon tab, but unfortunately not for the main ribbon icons… To do so, click “Customize” button on “Setup” ribbon tab, switch to the “Options” tab in “Customize” window and turn on the “Large icons” option. Greg

    • Miriam – I LOVE Christy, not only as a photographer, but as a peosrn. This is the one of the sweetest most beautiful families I have ever met and you caught that in every single picture. LOVE the one of Christy and Rayna laying with cameras, and you can just see the love between Christy and Ross. But Christy and Matthew .. sooooo sweet. Love them all!! Great job Erin!

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China to close market this week to honor WW II
CNN shakes up GOP debate criteria
Pope puts abortion forgiveness on the table
Survey may confirm our worst gender fears
GE names first female vice chair
Amgen finds data falsified in diabetes study

NYSE invokes Rule 48 before market open

McDonald’s set to offer all-day breakfast


 
Uber drivers lawsuit  endangers much more than Uber
Uber driver suit can proceed as class-action

Never use a market order when stocks are selling off

Texas edges out North Dakota in this oil list

Where every Fed member stands on raising rates

Rate-hike question is what Yellen didn’t want
Boston Fed president: Sept. doubt remains

New on the shelves of your local Apple Store: drones

Annie Leibovitz is working on UBS’s image

How LVMH poached Apple digital exec Ian Rogers

What to expect at September Apple event
What to expect from the Apple event on Sept. 9
Apple talks to Hollywood for exclusive content
Apple, Cisco team to put business users on iOS
Apple will let iPhone and iPad users block ads
Lost Apple deal leads to 40% job cut at GT

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer pregnant with twins

Canada’s economy enters recession — arguably

Construction laborers work on the top floor of a high rise apartment building in New York.
Building is emerging as strongest sector of economy
U.S. manufacturing growth at 2-year low: ISM

How China turned minor yuan issue into global rout
Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lower
Beijing bumbling is China’s biggest problem

These are the cars that get the most Instagram attention

Best time to buy a new car may be just around the corner
U.S. car sales are stronger than expected

10 cities in U.S. with the very worst traffic problems
Lowest Labor Day gas prices in 11 years: AAA

Trump says Mount McKinley name change ‘insult to Ohio’
Trump: Switch to Denali is ‘insult to Ohio’
Mount McKinley in Alaska is renamed Denali
Which U.S. president has the tallest mountain?

Classified details blacked out in new Clinton emails
Classified details blacked out in new emails
Clinton says she supports ‘revolving door’ bill
Biden a tougher matchup than Clinton: poll

Unlucky lottery winner gets IOU from Illinois

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T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 32.32 -0.88 -2.65%
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Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.14%
Balance Transfer 14.12% 14.12% 14.00%
Airline 15.10% 15.10% 15.15%
Reward 15.14% 15.14% 14.99%
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